• New Jersey County, Weapons Station Sign Shared Services Agreement

    New Jersey County, Weapons Station Sign Shared Services Agreement0

    Monmouth County, N.J., has signed an intergovernmental support agreement with Naval Weapons Station Earle, allowing the installation to use the county’s public works department for a variety of activities, including unimproved road and traffic light maintenance, storm repairs and snow removal. The deal allows the weapons station to spend up to $100,000 on each separate

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  • Outsourcing, Mission Changes to Shape Installation of the Future

    Outsourcing, Mission Changes to Shape Installation of the Future0

    The Army’s real property footprint can be expected to evolve incrementally as past decisions about the role of the service’s installations continue to exert a critical influence on its infrastructure, according to an appendix in the Army’s new strategic framework for supporting its installation requirements. But several changes already are shaping the installation of the future, starting with a trend toward greater outsourcing for both installation and mission support activities. The extent to which an installation can rely on the surrounding community for support services — including housing, childcare, recreation and retail — will depend on local conditions …

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  • Ohio Air Reserve Station Partners with City to Rebuild Landmark

    Ohio Air Reserve Station Partners with City to Rebuild Landmark0

    Members of the Air Force Reserve’s 910th Civil Engineer Squadron, based at Youngstown Air Reserve Station in northeastern Ohio, last month partnered with a neighboring community to rebuild a wooden staircase leading from Veteran’s Park in the city of Newton Falls to the riverside. The three-week project, which required the 910th to demolish the existing stairs and design and build a new staircase, was identified through local efforts to implement the Air Force Community Partnership program. Newton Falls provided project materials and the 910th Airlift Wing provided engineering and manpower at no cost to the city, said City Manager Jack Haney …

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